New Study Shows Young Adults are Lonelier than Ever Before

Cigna released a study that 43% of young adults say that they don't have meaningful relationships

FARGO, N.D. — Many young adults are told to be the best they can possibly be and to stop at nothing to be successful. “When that doesn’t map onto your own experiences, it could violate your expectations and that could be a letdown,” said Dr. Kathryn Gordon, an Associate Professor of Psychology at NDSU. The growing culture of perfectionism, as well…

Fargo City Commissioners, Engineers Discuss Future of Main Avenue

The meeting discussed possible design alternatives and how businesses could prosper as a result

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of cars roll down Main Avenue to get to downtown Fargo every day, but city engineers say that the time has come for the main road to get a new look. “It really comes down to four different road alternatives. You could do a three lane, you could do a four lane, you could do a five…

Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

Most Drivers Think Distracted Driving is on the Rise

88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it

FARGO, N.D. — If you think distracted driving is on the rise, have you thought about if you are contributing to the problem? In a new survey, 88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it. Cell phones account for a large portion of distractions, though other passengers, alcohol, and drowsiness…

NDSU Students Showcase Business Skills at Annual Innovation Challenge

The competition is in the semifinals, but one team walked away with a $1,000 prize

FARGO, N.D. — With ideas ranging from 3D printed prosthetics for pets to helmets designed to prevent concussions, students put their minds to the test as part of the ninth annual Innovation Challenge. Even though the competition is only in the semifinals, the public has a chance to see the brightest innovations from the labs of NDSU. “Students get a chance…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…

Josh Boschee Declares Candidacy for North Dakota Secretary of State

The State Representative becomes the first Democrat to enter the race

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar face in North Dakota politics adds his name in the race to become the next Secretary of State.  State Representative Josh Boschee announced this afternoon that he plans to run for the Democratic endorsement in the upcoming election this November. Boschee has represented Fargo in the state legislature since he was first elected back in 2012….

Oil Production in North Dakota Increasing

Ness says a task force is being convened to help speed up infrastructure development

  NORTH DAKOTA — Oil production in North Dakota is increasing amid rebounding oil prices and technology advances. But officials say the infrastructure needed to capture the natural gas byproduct isn’t keeping up. North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness says some oil drillers are cutting output to meet gas capture rules so they won’t be sanctioned by the state….

Statewide Text 911 Service Now Online in Minnesota

Dispatchers at all of the state's 104 dispatch centers have been trained on the technology

  MINNESOTA — A statewide service allowing Minnesotans to send a text message to 911 during an emergency is up and running. “Text-To-911” will be especially beneficial for people who are deaf or unable to speak during a crime. To use the service, a person would type 911 in the number field and then type the nature of the emergency…

Senator Hoeven Stresses the Importance of Tech Entrepreneurs to State’s Economy

The senator gave a highlight speech to those in attendance at the One Million Cups Reunion event at the Island Park Stage Theater

FARGO, N.D. — Senator John Hoeven stopped in Fargo to highlight the need for business entrepreneurs in North Dakota’s economy. Hoeven was the spotlight speaker at the One Million Cups Reunion at the Island Park Stage. The crowd inside the Stage Theater heard success stories from the area’s small business owners. Hoeven stressed how young entrepreneurs and small businesses can…